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PENGUIN

Manufacturer Information

Penguin Industries, Inc 2508 Middlebury St. Elkhart, Indiana 46514 Box 1284

Years built

At least 1969 1970 & 1971 ,other years unknown ( Info on this Page reprinted from 1970 Brochure )

Models

    Penguin 14'-6" and 16' FD (front dinette) and SD (side dinette) Models
    Width-- All models 7'
    * 16'Model-- 
      Weight, Approx 1440 lbs.,  Hitch Weight Approx. 140 lbs.
    * 14'-6" Model  
      Weight, Approx. 1200 lbs., Hitch Weight Approx. 110 lbs.
    Penguin 20' FD and SD Models
    Length: 20'-5"  
    * Width: 7'.  Weight: 2800 lbs.  
    * Hitch Weight: 300 lbs.
    * 7:00 x 14 inch wheels and tires
    * Steel Frame
    * Insulated Sidewalls
    * Double Floor Construction
    * Metal Bottom
    * Large Miami Type Windows
    * Front Window Awning
    * Brakes
    * Double 20 lb. Gas Bottles

Interiors

    Standard Interior Equipment (14'-6" and 16' models)
    * Two Burner LP gas Stove
    * 35 lb. Ice Box in 14' Model--75 lb. Ice Box in 16' Model
    * Gaucho Bed with accomodations for two
    * 4" PolyFoam Cushions
    * Dinette which converts to bed
    * 110 volt and 12 volt lighting
    * One piece Linoleum flooring
    * 14" x 14" Lumadome Ceiling Vent
    * Wardrobe large enough for marine stool in 14' SD and 16' Models
    * City Water, Gas Light (in 16' model only)
    * Heater
    * Canvas Bunk
    Standard Interior Equipment ( 20' models) FD and SD
    * Pleated Drapes
    * Marine Stool and Lavatory
    * Pressure water with 20 gal. fresh water storage tank
    * Oven Range
    * Double Sinks
    * 110 volt and 12 volt lighting
    * 5" PolyFoam Cushions
    * 14' x 14' LumaDome Ceiling Vent
    * Range Hood and Power Vent
    * Awning Rail
    * Gas/Electric Refrigerator (3 cu.ft.)
    * 16,000 BTU Automatic Heater
    * Hose Bumper
    * Full Screen Door
    OPTIONS: 20' Model
    * Shower with telephone wand sprayer
    * Gas Water Heater
    * Swing Bunk with 3" Mattress
    * 2 Bunk Windows
    * Blower/Fan for Heater
    * Power Roof Vent
    * Privacy Cutain
    * Gas Light
    * Gas/Electric Refrigerator(4 cu. ft.)
    * 7 way Power Plug to car
   

Standard Features

  • Height–All models: Exterior 7'-4“, Interior 6'-1”.
  • Steel Frame.
  • Heavy Duty Drop Axle.
  • Aluminum Door with Sliding window and screen.
  • Front window Awning.
  • 6:00 x 13 wheels and tires.
  • Lights include: Tail, Stop, Directional, Regulation ICC Running Lights.
  • 12 gal. Water Tank with Pump and Outside Fill.
  • Prefinished Aluminum Exterior.
  • Windows- Miami Crystal.
  • Metal Bottom.
  • One piece Molded Wheel Wells and insulated sidewalls.

Unique features/Options

    The Logo Design was a pair of Penguins with scarves around their necks
    riding a bicycle built for two (no kidding).
    Pre-finished Aluminum Siding with Woodgrain Look Accent Panels 
    

Optional Equipment

  • Swing Bunk with 3“ mattress
  • Rear Window
  • Gas Light and City Water (14' Option)(STD 16')
  • Brakes
  • Dual Gas Bottles and regulator
  • Gas/Electric Refrigerator
  • Front Overhead cabinet
  • Bumper
  • Gas Heater (STD on 16' model)
  • Bunk Windows
  • Oven Range
  • Pressure Water with 20 gallon fresh water tank
  • Marine Stool
  • Two-Tone Interior

Selling Dealer

     Vacationland Trailer Sales and Rentals
     OHIO (possibly Youngstown) print is water damaged      

Prices

Pictures

Some owners

    Kevin in Vale, North Carolina 16' FD 
    (to be restored) Bought 08-05-07
    Mike (mbrorson@paulbunyan.net) at Deer River Minnesota 14' w/interior restored. (top photo)
                                                                                                              Justin Crouse (jcrouse@justincrouse.com) and Angie Edgecomb in Bowdoinham ME. 16' SD Complete  rebuild in process (Pictured above)        
   
    
   Harley Hansen and Sara Hedman Hurley, WI (16' SD w/ interior restored) campin in may at Henry Lk. in Michigan U.P. two bottom pics
   Adam in Peterborough, ON 16' SD (original & very rough, to be completely restored; plan on becoming a member soon) (akubovic@hotmail.com)
   
   

Gary Ficorelli Chesterfield Mi. 1970 14' SD Complete Restoration 90% Done gfick1@comcast.net

Jesse and Jo Ann Tucson, AZ 1969 14' FD (in very poor condition, restoration in progress)

Zachary Royster De Soto, IA 1971 16' restoration completed zrlegacycarpentry@gmail.com e

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